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Alabama’s successes so far this year at the Paris Air Show

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As lunchtime approaches in the U.S., business is beginning to wrap up on the third day the 2013 Paris Air Show. With dozens of meetings complete, Alabama Secretary of Commerce Greg Canfield highlighted three major successes for Alabama at this year’s international aerospace trade...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Governor Bentley wraps up successful two days at Paris Air Show, work continues

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PARIS, France  -- Governor Robert Bentley is traveling back to Alabama today after two long days of back-to-back meetings at the Paris Air Show. The governor held meetings with 24 aerospace industry companies in Paris and leaves with new relationships and several leads on...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Photo Gallery: Day Two at Paris Air Show for Alabama team

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PARIS, France -- Day Two at the Paris Air Show for Team Alabama began with business meetings and concluded with a reception hosted by officials from Mobile and Baldwin counties. Below is a photo gallery that shows Governor Robert Bentley and economic development officials...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Futuristic Raytheon Alabama factory makes missiles with robots

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – In the futuristic Raytheon Alabama factory, robotic vehicles glide silently across gleaming plant floors, transporting nose cones and other missile parts to the precise spots where they are needed for assembly. The $75 million Raytheon Redstone Missile Integration Facility in Huntsville,

Written by Jerry Underwood

PPG Aerospace displays its Alabama aircraft window expertise at Paris Air Show

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PARIS, France -- If you see one of the new jetliners cutting through the sky over the Paris Air Show, you may wonder how it got its sophisticated, high-technology windshields and windows. There is a good possibility they came from the PPG Aerospace facility...

Written by Jerry Underwood

GE Aviation laser technology powers innovation at Alabama jet engine plant

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AUBURN, Alabama -- A new GE Aviation plant in Auburn will use Star Wars-like laser technology to help the industry giant produce critical jet engine components at a time when global demand for aircraft is projected to surge. Inside the GE Aviation plant in...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Governor Robert Bentley will meet with 12 companies on day two of Paris Air Show

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Governor Robert Bentley arrived at the Paris Air Show before 7 a.m. Paris time on Tuesday for another packed day of 12 meetings with aerospace companies considering locating or expanding in Alabama. Meetings planned for the day included visits with Raytheon and Boeing, both...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Photo Gallery: Day 1 for Alabama team at Paris Air Show

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PARIS, France -- The opening day of the 50th Paris Air Show brought lots of meetings for members of the Alabama delegation. State officials talked with a dozen companies, including GKN Aerospace, which operates a facility in Elmore County, and Airbus, which is constructing...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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